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The CAP.Co approach to risk

Lowther castle adventure play

There’s an element of risk all around us, present in everything we do. From the moment we wake up, whether we’re off to the shops or off to climb a tree, risk is a part of our everyday life. And despite our fears being increasingly hyped up in the mainstream […]

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A new Elf House for Audley End Miniature Railway

The new Elf House within the fairy and Elf Walk at Audley End Miniature Railway

We’ve just completed a lovely little project at Audley End Miniature Railway in Saffron Walden, Essex. If you’ve not heard of it, it’s a brilliant miniature railway attraction, that was originally designed by Lord Braybrooke, to ride around his Capability Brown designed gardens. When his daughter, Amanda Murray took over […]

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Adventure Play Extension at Fort Douglas, Dalkeith Country Park

The start of the adventure work at Dalkeith

Fort Douglas is a well established and popular treehouse based play area within Dalkeith Country Park. It’s only been open for 18 months and has proved so popular already, that an extension was needed to offer even more for visitors to do and add some additional challenges and play elements. This […]

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Mini Adventures at Time Childcare, Poringland

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Whilst most people would know us for the huge, high profile adventure play spaces we create, we love small jobs too and our latest little beauty is for Time Childcare in Poringland, Norfolk. Time Childcare is a charitable organisation that encompasses PlayTime Pre-School, XtraTime After School Club and TimeOut Holiday […]

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Topping out at NTS Newhailes showing the design process step by step

Lead image Adding the final detail to the top of Newhailes Library Adventure Play copy

Topping out a project is always an exciting event for the team. It means an end to a project they may have been involved with for just a few months, or up to a few years if they are part of the design or planning teams. The final topping out […]

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Poringland Primary School and Nursery

Poringland school Outdoor Adventure Play Lead image

Poringland School is a primary and nursery school in Norfolk. And they have a lovely approach to teaching and developing children generally. For them, it seems to be more about nurturing than just the exams the children have to get through to progress within the school system these days. It’s already […]

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NTS Newhailes Adventure Play within the Walled Garden

Adding the roof to the NTS Newhailes Central LIbrary

The team have been hard at work at NTS Newhailes. We covered the design phase in our previous Newhailes blog here and from the design you could see it had some lovely details that you wouldn’t normally see in other adventure play areas. So, let’s give you a tour around […]

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Finding the Lost Castle of Lowther

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We absolutely love the work we’ve done with Jim Lowther and his team at the wonderful Lowther Castle. In fact we love it so much, we made a little film with our friends at All is Flux to celebrate it. It’s the story of the build from concept to completion and includes interviews […]

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Accessible Play at Culzean Adventure Cove

Talk down to the ground

Accessible Play is an important part of our business. The principle of play for all runs right through our core and we aim to ensure that everyone has access to fun, play and interaction with friends and family. We recently shared our plans for the Boundless Play area at Windreach in […]

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